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Feb 12, 2013 5:00pm PST
forward with additions to the hotel. >> president obama's state of the union address is less than an hour away. the speech is mandated by the constitution and white house officials say it will be wide ranging. >> we are live in capitol hill, steve, what is the tone and goal for the president tonight? >> well, the tone is the question mark. good evening. he will definitely talk about north korea, and afghanistan and, jobs, immigration and guns, those are the topics, the tone we will have to wait and see. will president obama talk compromise or vow to win his way on the big issues? >> we will find out everything that i have to say tonight. >> the headline could be the obama announcement that he will bring home 34,000 u.s. forces from afghanistan, but he will warn the military could be hurt by spending cuts march 1st, the sequester. outside the capitol, protesters were protesting the cuts that would hit social services. preventing sequester cuts requires a deal on taxes and spending. that the president has called for in previous state of the union speeches. but there's still no agreement. >>
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Feb 12, 2013 4:30am PST
'll track that and two incidents on the east bay. back to you. >> tonight president barack obama stepping up to give his state of the union address. a speech aimed at building on the progressive themes i laid out during his inauguration. will it bring together a divided congress? tracie potts is live on capitol hill with more details on tonight's address. >> reporter: tonight instead of focusing on how budget cuts will affect the pentagon, president obama will focus on the middle class. cuts to head start, research and thousands of government jobs. >> his emphasis on the need to continue to create jobs or to continue to have our manufacturing sector expand, that work isn't done. >> reporter: in the audience tonight, the parents of a slained chicago teenager who just marched in the inaugural campaign. >> i'm happy the murderer is now off the streets. >> reporter: president will address immigration reform. a move that may have more impact outside washington. >> the goal is to move public opinion because that's what's moves congress. >> reporter: lawmakers and former lawmakers on both sides say
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Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
.n. security council is holding an emergency meeting today. >>> president barack obama delivering his fourth state of the union address tonight. budget cuts, immigration reform and gun violence are the big three topics. the president expected to place an emphasis on how budget cuts will affect the middle class. the speech starts at 6:00 p.m. pacific night. in a half hour from now, we'll take you live to washington, d.c. with more details on what the president is expected to say today and what congress is hoping to hear. we'll of course have complete coverage of the state of the union address on nbc bay area news at 5:00 followed by "nightly news." state of the union starts up at 6:00 and we'll have a complete wrap-up right here on nbc bay area news at 11:00 p.m. >>> this is a surprise to a lot of dog owners. farmers insurance says it will no longer cover dog bite claims for certain breeds. "today in the bay's" bob redell tells us which breeds are affected and why the company is making the change. good morning, bob. >> reporter: good morning, laura. this is a move that could have dog owners n
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Feb 26, 2013 6:00pm PST
to voice their support for same sex marriage by the end of the week and the obama administration has until thursday to decide if it's going to take a position on this case, reporting live, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >>> okay, thank you, marianne. with three days until budget cuts take effect, known as the sequester, republican leaders criticized the president for taking his comments outside of washington. he told shipyard workers there's no smart way to cut $85 billion in seven months as republicans are proposing. meanwhile today the department of homeland security blamed budget cuts for its planned release of some undocumented wo workers. house speaker john boehner has done his part complaining loudly and repeatedly that the president should approve the republican plan for more targeted reductions. president obama dismissed that as choosing between taking money from a poor kid while taking money from a disabled kid. >> if they do take effect, the is sequestration cuts will dig deep into federal programs. critics say it's a meat ax approach slashing federal programs without thought
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Feb 18, 2013 5:00am PST
over the leaked plan. as you're about to hear, the obama administration says it's nothing more than a backup plan in case current efforts fall apart. some republicans are not buying it and insist the leak was absolutely intentional. >> this is the president torpedoing his own plan and shows me he's not serious. >> if those do not work out, we'll have an option ready to put out there. >> the gdp says the white house proposal would be dead on arrival if it came up for a vote today. as for that bipartisan bill that a group of eight senators are working on, again that's to be revealed in march. it may not be voted on until summer. coming up in my next report, what a local group fighting for immigration rights has to say about obama's not so secret plan. jon and laura? >>> meteorologist christina loren joins us again and a crisp start to the day but it might be the warmest day of the week, right? >> it's sad when you consider that we're only going to break into upper 50s today. we were so spoiled last week. we were the envy of the nation all weekend long holding onto gorgeous conditions.
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Feb 11, 2013 11:00pm PST
's state of the union address. experts say president obama is likely to lay out proposals to create more jobs. but gun control is sure to be tested by the president, as well. a survivor of the sandy hook shootings will be in the gallery, along with gun rights advocates. >>> apple ceo, tim cook, will be next to mrs. obama during the address. you can watch the state of the union address, right here on nbc bay area tomorrow. it will be at 6:00. it will follow nbc bay area news at 5:00. we'll have expert analysis on the speech, at 11:00. >>> he's an armed guard of sorts. an alligator uncovered inside a bay area home. that's not all a couple was hiding inside. >>> it's really a question of accountability. right now, the system doesn't provide accountability for the folks who are the bad actors. >> the investigator unit exposed an inspection system that keeps health violations a secret from you. a new fight to make sure you know what's going on inside your favorite eatery. >>> he went underground or under water. a possible explanation in chris dorner's escape. >>> the desperate search continue
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Feb 28, 2013 11:00am PST
will ask the supreme court to strike down proposition 8. today is the deadline for mr. obama to file a friend of the court brief. president obama is a supporter of gay marriage but has not indicated whether or not he will file it. today is also the deadline for filing opinions on the defense of marriage act. hundreds of businesses including a number of bay area tech companies filed briefs yesterday. apple, google, oracle and ebay all asked the court to strike down the 1996 federal law that bars benefits to same-sex couples. businesses argue the act places an unfair burden on employers because it forces them to create two different benefits systems, one for same-sex couples and one for heterosexual couples. >>> still ahead, will dreams come true for the dreamliner? the solution that could bring the aircraft's nightmare to an end. >>> an elderly newspaper vendor in san francisco was killed in an assault and now the archdiocese of san francisco is coming forward to lend their support. >>> when you go to the store, would you rather have a low price or a sale? they're not the same thing.
NBC
Feb 12, 2013 5:00am PST
obama is likely to lay out proposals to create more jobs during the state of the union tonight. he's expected to touch on gun control. a survivor from the sandy hook shootings will be in the gallery along with gun rights activists. we'll take you live to washington later for more details on the president's speech. >>> farmers insurance is popular with thousands of homeowners in the bay area but some this morning wondering if a recent policy change discriminates against homeowners with dogs. a recent change in the policy says if you own one of three different breeds, you're no longer covered. "today in the bay's" bob redell is live in san francisco right now with more on this story. bob, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jon. it may have dog owners think twice about bringing pets to parks here in san francisco for fear that if their dog were to get involved in a dogfight or bite someone, they wouldn't be covered by their insurance company or specifically speaking about farmers insurance company which in recent weeks announced it will no longer provide liability dog bit
NBC
Feb 12, 2013 7:00am PST
's attention. this blast got the immediate and sharp response from the white house. president obama says it threatens. u.s. national security. he says the united states will continue to take steps necessary to defend ourselves and our allies. and as matt mentioned a moment ago, the security council at the u.n. meeting at this moment to discuss tightening and increasing sanctions against 2340r9 korea, but all of that is for not unless china steps up and takes some responsibility here and itself imposes tougher restrictions on oil shipments and other supplies to north korea. but, you know, at the same time this is an indication that any hopes that the current 29-year-old north korean leader kim jong ill is different than his father. this nuclear test overnight is an indication that he, like his father, are intent on becoming a nuclear power, savannah. >> jim, i know we recently saw in january some very threatening language coming out of the north korean leadership, so this is something the u.s. is watching very, very closely. jim at the pentagon for us. thank you. now here's matt. >>> sava
NBC
Feb 26, 2013 6:00am PST
with president obama at the white house to talk about immigration reform. arizona arizona john mccain and lindsay graham are part of a bipartisan senate group who want to fix the immigration system. >>> and new this morning, we now know what the outgoing pope will be called during retirement. pope benedict xvi will be known as emeritus pope and he'll go by your holiness benedict xvi. the pope made the decision himself. the pope is stepping down officially this thursday. >> cool. you can decide. >> call me your holiness. whatever he wants, he gets. >> he's the big daddy. >>> hewlett packard ceo meg whitman joined a group of republicans breaking from the party to support gay marriage. >> scott mcgrew says she's been pretty hard to pin down on this issue. >> she's held a number of positions. good morning. as ceo of ebay, she was for benefits to domestic partners, which at the time in the 1990s was progressive. her views moved right when she ran for governor of california as a republican. at that time she supported prop 8, which defined marriage as between a man and woman. she's hoping the supreme co
NBC
Feb 27, 2013 4:00am PST
. president obama will speak at the dedication ceremony. >>> happy birthday the former first daughter and fellow nbc newser chelsea clinton turns 33 today. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments on those stories and the best political analysis on msnbc. and tonight, be sure to watch "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> and, finally, here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. it's a real life treasure hunt, hear about a man who buries a chest filled with gold in the mountains but not before living some clues behind. >>> and donald and ivanka trump live in studio this morning to talk about return of ""celebrity apprentice" all-stars." >>> now keep it on this channel for continuing local news, weather, sports and more. i'm richard lui along with bill karins. thanks for watching "early today." just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. have a good one. deep sadness that i stand before you this evening to talk about the death of my two officers. >> a tragedy in santa cruz. a community in mourning as they re
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Feb 12, 2013 6:00pm PST
on the topic of gun violence. chuck todd, you have covered the obama administration as chief white house correspondent. how would you sum this up? >> to me, a couplef speeches. a very run of the mill state of the union, where he was putting together agenda item after agenda item. sounded like the campaign and sounded like it was very well focused, minimum wage, pre-k, things people care about at home, education and jobs. and then the entire tone of the speech changed at the end. incredibly emotional. you don't find many state of the unions that have moments like that. we've had -- he's had to do a state of the union right after the gabby giffords shooting that had some emotional moments and that was something else. and, boy, did he pull his full weight behind guns in a way that i don't think a lot of people expected. think about the fact of what he pushed. they deserve a vote. realize, that's all. they deserve a vote. almost an acknowledgment and an emotional push, that's all they are going to get, if they are lucky. >> savannah guthrie, you and i for one were out in tucson together. the
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